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Norman Dale Bryant 1955 – 2017

| August 17, 2017
Norman Dale Bryant 1955 – 2017

Norman Dale Bryant, 61, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 in Fort Worth.
Memorial is at 11 a.m., Friday in Alexander’s Midway Chapel, Springtown.
Norman was born Nov. 12, 1955 in Fort Worth to Delbert and Margaret Hurtt Bryant.
His father preceded him in death.
Norman was a very skilled artist who loved his work. His spirit will live on in his son’s work.
He is survived by his mother, Margaret Bryant; son, Kevin Bryant and companion Ryan; step-daughter, Katrina Perrin; sisters, Debbie Dunn and Donnie, Donna Bell and Jerry, Eva Frambach and Darwin, Katy Sanders and Garry, Jenell Tschoepe and Jimmy; brother, Terry Bryant and Dana; several grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.… Read the rest

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Princess Carla Holder 1951 – 2017

| August 17, 2017
Princess Carla Holder 1951 – 2017

Princess Carla Holder went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 25, 2017.
Services were held Aug. 9, 2017 in care of Roberts Family Funeral Home.
Carla was born in Fort Worth, Texas on Nov. 26, 1951 to her parents, Kenneth Eugene Heflin and Princess Carlene Boyd.
Carla is survived by her daughter, Robbie Heflin; her grandchildren, Princess “Arial” Heflin, Hailey Heflin, Julieanne Heflin; great-grandchildren, Kayden Heflin, Evelyn Heflin; sister, Sharla Dyer and husband, Bruce; brother, Stephen Heflin and wife, Roberta along with many other loving family members and friends.

The Springtown Epigraph,
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Millus Maurine Morton Dimock 1932 – 2017

| August 17, 2017
Millus Maurine Morton Dimock 1932 – 2017

Millus Maurine Morton Dimock, 84, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. There will be a private family service.
Millus Maurine Morton Dimick was born on Sept. 8, 1932 in Dallas, Texas to the late Jimmie Mae Lewis Morton Belvin and Johnny Morton. She went to Sunset High School in Dallas. She graduated from University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Master of Science in counseling.
During her career she worked for Reno ISD, Northwest ISD, and Eagle Heights Elementary in Azle, Texas where she retired as a first grade teacher.
Millus was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Bert “Bliff” Fleetwood III and daughter, Sandra Jane.… Read the rest

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Mildred Allison 1926 – 2017

| August 17, 2017
Mildred Allison 1926 – 2017

Mrs. Allison passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Sunny Springs Nursing and Rehab.
Funeral service for Mildred Allison, age 91, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Pastor John Gandy officiating. Interment will follow at Conner Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
Mildred Allison was born on April 21, 1926 in Weaver, Texas to Henry Alvin and Lula Mae (Magers) Coyle. She married Charles Allison on Aug. 3, 1976 in Springtown, Texas. Mildred was a homemaker and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.… Read the rest

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Orvill Lee “Butch” Patterson 2017

| August 11, 2017
Orvill Lee “Butch” Patterson 2017

Orvil Lee “Butch” Patterson, 87, passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.
Service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 at Biggers Funeral Chapel. Committal with Masonic Graveside rites under the auspicies of Azle Masonic Lodge #601 A.F. & A.M. at Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Butch was born in Poolville, and moved to Azle as a teenager. He was well respected as a business man and owned Ash Creek Enterprises for many years in Azle as well as a member of the Azle Chamber of Commerce. He was the Senior Past Master of Azle Masonic Lodge #601 and a sixty year member.… Read the rest

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Gary Ryan 1940 – 2017

| August 11, 2017
Gary Ryan 1940 – 2017

Gary Ryan passed away in Decatur, Texas, on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.
There will be a celebration of life to be announced at a later date.
Gary was born Aug. 19, 1940 in Centralia, Illinois to George Brady Ryan & Kathryn Irvin Ryan. He work thirty years at Lockheed and was an avid sports fan. His favorite sport was tennis which he taught to his wife and children. Both daughters went on to become State Champions in tennis. Gary enjoyed fishing, gardening and playing golf. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Springtown, Texas, for over 49 years.
He is survived by his wife, Nadine Ryan; daughters: Angela Lyles (Ted) and Amy Walker (Fabio); brother: Joe Ryan; four grandchildren: Ryan Lyles, Andie Lyles, Angela Walker and Alexandra Walker and several loving family members and friends.… Read the rest

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Jim Marrs 1943 – 2017

| August 11, 2017
Jim Marrs 1943 – 2017

Jim Marrs was born Dec. 5, 1943 in Ft Worth, Texas. He died from a heart attack Aug. 2, 2017 at his home.
Memorials to help with medical expenses for Jim can be sent to: PO Box 189, Springtown, Texas 76082, or please visit www.youcaring.com/jimandcarolmarrs-894894
Jim Marrs earned a degree from UNT with a degree in journalism and worked at newspapers before he became a world famous author. Marrs taught a course on the assassination of President JFK at UTA. His most famous book, Crossfire (1989) became a basis for the Oliver Stone film JFK. Other books by Marrs include Alien Agenda, Rule by Secrecy, The Rise of the Fourth Reich, Our Occulted History, Population Control, and his last book The Illuminati.… Read the rest

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Marion J. Grubbs 1946 – 2017

| August 3, 2017
Marion J. Grubbs 1946 – 2017

Marion J. Grubbs, 71, a driver for Auto Truck Transport, passed away peacefully, Monday, July 31, 2017 at home surrounded by those that love him. At his request there will be no service scheduled.
Marion was born May 31, 1946 in Abilene to Marvin J. and Omadean Gafford Grubbs. They both preceded him in death along with a sister, Sherry Grubbs.
Marion is survived by his devoted wife of 40 years, Kay Snapka Grubbs; children, Macey Berry and husband, Paul, Merick Grubbs and Dyllon Grubbs; sisters, Barbara Zink and husband, Buzz and Marca Peel and husband, Joe; grandchildren, Preston, Taylor and Kaleb Berry and Emrick J.… Read the rest

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Douglas Benson Kelty, II 1948 – 2017

| July 27, 2017
Douglas Benson Kelty, II 1948 – 2017

Douglas Benson Kelty, II, 68, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Saturday, July, 1, 2017. Interment will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Douglas was born April 12, 1948 in Fort Worth to Douglas Benson Kelty, Jr. and Virginia Reed Kelty. They both preceded him in death.
Douglas served in the Marines and the Army and retired after 20 years of dedicated service to his country. He fought in Vietnam in the special forces. His family is at peace that his war has ended. Douglas was an avid sculptor and had a passion for his basset hounds.… Read the rest

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Dwight “Randy” Richardson, Sr. 1954 – 2017

| July 27, 2017
Dwight “Randy” Richardson, Sr. 1954 – 2017

 

Dwight “Randy” Richardson Sr., 62, a loving husband, daddy, pawpaw and brother went home to be with his Heavenly Father, Thursday, July 20, 2017.
Funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Alexander’s Midway Chapel, Springtown. Visitation was from 6 – 8 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.
Randy Sr. was born Nov. 11, 1954 in Weatherford to Bobbie Eugene and Shirley Richardson. They both preceded him in death along with his son, Gabriel.
He was a strong Christian with a big heart and was loved by many and will be missed by all.
Survivors include his wife, Cathy; children, Randy Jr., Natasha, Justin, Kyle, Jonathan, Angela, Dakota and Brittany; siblings, Ray, Shelly, Tammy and Sheila; grandchildren, Dayne, Tailar, Natasha, Jacob, Kailyn, Matthew, Tabbitha, Mickel, Atlas and Lathen; and many friends.… Read the rest

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